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Massachusetts doctor who beat Ebola heads back to Liberia

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AP) — The Massachusetts doctor who beat the Ebola virus he contracted while working in Liberia is returning to West Africa WORCESTER, Mass. (AP)

Mobile army lab unit prepares for trip to Liberia

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military mobile laboratory designed to assess and combat biological and chemical threats is preparing for its first deployment to Liberia, where a team of soldiers and scientis BALTIMORE (AP) — A U.S.

NC health officials monitoring recently arrived patient from Liberia for Ebola

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RALEIGH — A person with North Carolina ties was being monitored for Ebola and other diseases at Duke University Hospital after traveling to the United States from Liberia, riding a bus from the Newark

How This Founder Hit Upon a Better Solution for a Health Crisis

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While working in Liberia, charity: water's Scott Harrison found that the health needs of half the population weren't being met. That's when he decided to approach the problem from a different angle

Video: Patient from Liberia is monitored at Duke University for Ebola

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A patient is being monitored for possible Ebola at Duke University Hospital

How Scott Harrison Wins Over a Crowd

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” Be Visual Another key to Harrison’s success is visual storytelling, something he learned about after he quit the nightlife business and spent a year volunteering on a hospital ship bound for Liberia, where he took pictures of patients before and after dramatic facial surgeries.

First US Ebola victim remembered in Salisbury for compassion

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SALISBURY — Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and subsequent death as the f

5 Great Companies That Make Money & Do Good

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Recently named one of the 100 Most Creative People in Business , Dehtiar currently produces in Ethiopia, Liberia and Kenya--with plans to expand Oliberté to Cameroon, Congo, Uganda and Zambia. Need a little inspiration?

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Ebola survivors: Hospital staff exposed in Africa

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CHARLOTTE — The hospital in Liberia where three American aid workers got sick with Ebola has been overwhelmed by a surge in patients and doesn''t have enough hazard suits and other supplies to keep do

Writebols turned to God when she got Ebola

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CHARLOTTE — David Writebol and his wife Nancy expected to enter a world of poverty, pain and suffering when they left home last year for missionary work in Liberia. They accepted the risks, having fai

Missionaries return to Charlotte and Ebola quarantine

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CHARLOTTE  Three missionaries who worked with patients infected with the Ebola virus in Liberia are back in the United States and feeling upbeat after their trans-Atlantic charter flight, the head of

Missionaries who had contact with Ebola to be quarantined in Charlotte

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Missionaries returning from Liberia who have been in direct contact with the Ebola virus but who are not sick are heading to Charlotte and will be quarantined once they arrive, health officials said S

Charlotte-based missionaries had ???heavy conversations??? after Ebola diagnosis

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Charlotte missionaries Nancy and David Writebol worked long hours in Liberia to help ready a hospital there to treat victims of the Ebola outbreak. They never imagined either of them would contract th

Charlotte charity houses missionaries from Africa

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missionaries who served in Liberia during the Ebola outbreak but only after they had been tested and did not have the deadly CHARLOTTE — A Charlotte-based charity says it has brought back to the U.S.

Expert: Ebola virus poses little risk to U.S.

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The deadly Ebola virus that has struck Liberia and several other African countries poses little threat to the United States, a medical expert at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center said Tuesday

Data Visualization Inspiration: Analysis To Insights To Action, Faster!

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It also does not include the other countries beyond Liberia and Sierra Leone where we know infections and deaths have occurred. Like a vast majority on planet Earth, I love data visualizations. Ok, so perhaps as the author of two bestselling books on analytics I love it a little bit more!

You Need a Vacation. 3 Tricks to Make it Happen

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And because I like to practice what I preach, Amani Liberia (a nonprofit that teaches women how to create, market, and manage businesses through textiles and sewing), is the beneficiary of the very overdue vacation that we just had to cancel Forget playing the martyr.

The 10 Greatest Social Entrepreneurs Of All Time

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After a moment of clarity in Liberia, club promoter Scott Harrison decided to make it his mission to change that, heading up the non-profit organization charity: water.

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When Business Remodeling Becomes Necessary For Your Startup

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for a fundraiser whose purpose is to raise scholarship funds for students in Liberia. Part of the proceeds from my educational institute, goes towards providing 2 entrepreneurial scholarships for students in Liberia.

Excerpt from My New Book; A Different Business

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Raised in Liberia, West Africa, I endured a childhood with g ood and bad memories. If you're a frequent reader of this blog, you've noticed me mention a few times that I'm writing a book! I can't sit still about it because it's a step forward to the dream I've had for ages--to be an author. I've mentioned it briefly in my post, From Reading to Writing to Speaking and in more details in this earlier post, My New Book.

Invincible Ball Brings Joy to Kids (& Lions)

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They are being shipped out as soon as they come off the line to Liberia, Indonesia, Sierra Leone, Zanzibar, Vietnam, you name it. Soccer balls from the One World Futbol Project stand up to life in a refugee camp. Soccer is enduringly popular in many poor countries.

The Charity That's Reinventing the Nonprofit Business

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He wound up in Liberia on a humanitarian mission to offer surgical services to poor. When Scott Harrison asked Inc. 5000 entrepreneurs to help him solve the world's water crisis, they answered.

My Book, "A Different Business; 7 Easy Steps To Starting & Planning A Business Around Your Purpose"

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Over a decade ago, my odds of surviving a civil war in Liberia, was next to none. I'm writing this blog in awe because as time draws near to my book launch event, I can't help but remember how far I've come. Let me explain.

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